The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.10% 14.95% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 29.09% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 2
Average salary £31,500 £34,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -12.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 56.10% 51.40% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 27
Average salary £31,500 £33,621 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.30% +6.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £39,469 £39,864
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

WCF
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Taunton region.

WCF Salary Trend in Taunton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 8 (57.14%) MVC
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) XML
7 5 (35.71%) UML
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
8 4 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
8 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) VB6
9 3 (21.43%) VBScript
9 3 (21.43%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) VB.NET
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago